Some of Stephen King's best characters are children; he has a unique talent for capturing the essence of childhood in a way that's engaging for adult readers. Read on for his 5 best child characters.
A look at the riddles used in The Hobbit. These are taken from chapter 5, Riddles in the dark. we look at all the Riddles and the answers that both Bilbo and Gollum give.
This one line, included in "Dracula", immortalized Bürger's "Lenore" -- or perhaps "immortalized" is not the right word: "Lenore" and its author are as undead as the vampire himself!
The author 's view of the possibility that our planet is hollow. Books that refer to the concept and related material on the subject. Includes video and website links.
The third and final installment of Bilbo Baggins's heroic journey
An analysis of how the events in Mary Shelley's life influenced her novel Frankenstein: Or, the Modern Prometheus.
George R. R. Martin's epic series "A Song of Ice and Fire" has huge cast of characters and inspired HBO's "Game of Thrones." What will happen in "The Winds of Winter" for Stannis Baratheon?
Though Stephen King is primarily known for delivering horror, within those novels are great protagonists--men and women who rise to the occasion and fight for goodness.
"Jerusalem’s Lot” and Salem’s Lot share a few plot points. Both have towns named Jerusalem’s Lot, both have vampires, both have “bad” houses, and within both, the abandonment of the towns of Jerusalem’s...
A in depth review of George Orwell's 1984 and how it predicted Big Brother. This article also contains comparisons with real life situations that Orwell wrote about.